Synopses & Reviews
With an exclusive selection of more than 30 of the best designs, this instructional guide shows just how easy it is to create postcard-sized pieces of art. Stitched postcards, also known as artist mailing cards, are a new and growing trend in the world of mixed-media art. The lovingly created miniatures are richly decorated with special yarns, fabrics, and embellishments in a range of styles including landscape, floral, vintage, and architecture. With a detailed section on materials, clear explanations of basic techniques, and the individual designer's tips, these postcards are quick, easy to make, and ideal for using up scrap materials and items found in nature or around the home.
"Make your own postcards, collect them in an album, swap them with other people and have fun using up your stash of fabrics, beads, yarns and anything else that can be stitched onto a 4"x6" rectangle of stiffened fabric." MyShelf.com
"These cards are a wonderful way of experimenting with new techniques and learning about different materials and their applications." Fabrications Magazine
This book offers a unique collection of some of the best designs in postcard-sized art (AMCs) from well-known textile designers, with everything you need to know to create your own, unique pieces.
About the Author
Christa Rolf is an author, a patch worker, and a quilter.